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Famous Phis

Phi Delta Theta has initiated many men who have gone on to do notable things in their fields. Below, you will see a collection of ‘Famous Phis.’

Robert Allen

Wabash ’57, Former Chairman, AT&T

George M. C. Fisher

Illinois ’62, CEO, Eastman Kodak

Billy Payne

Georgia ’69, President, ’96 Atlanta Olympic Games Organizing Committee

William W. Allen

 Oklahoma State ’56, CEO Phillips Petroleum (Not Pictured)

Ralph Friedgen

Maryland ’70, Maryland Football Coach

Burt Reynolds

Florida Sate ’57, Actor

Neil Armstrong

Purdue ’55, Astronaut, First man on the moon

Lou Gehrig

Columbia University ’25, First Baseman, New York Yankees

Grantland Rice

Vanderbilt 1901, Fames Sportswriter

James A. Baker

Texas ’57, Former Secretary of State

Jack Ham

Penn State ’71, NFL Hall of Fame

Bob Schieffer

Texas Christian ’59, CBS News Anchor

William B. Bankhead

Alabama 1893, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives 1934-41

Tom Harmon

Michigan ’41, 1940 Heisman-winner

Detlef Schrempf

Washington ’84, NBA All-Star

Gary Bender

Wichita ’62, Television Sportscaster

Benjamin Harrison

Miami University 1853, Former U.S. President

C.J. Silas

Georgia Tech ’53, Former CEO, Phillips Petroleum

Dirk Benedict

Whitman ’67, Actor

Mark Hurd

Baylor ’79, CEO, Hewlett-Packard

John Smale

Miami ’49, Former CEO, Procter & Gamble

Bill Bixby

California ’56, Actor

F. Ross Johnson

Manitoba ’52, Former CEO of RJR Nabisco

Roger Smith

Michigan ’52, Former Chairman of GM

Rich Brooks

Oregon State ’63, Football Coach, Kentucky

Harry Kalas

Iowa ’59, Hall of Fame MLB Broadcaster and Voice of NFL Films

Adlai Stevenson

Centre 1860, U.S. Vice President 1893-97

Chris Cagle

Northwest Missouri State ’90, Country Singer

Hank Ketchum

Washington ’41, Cartoonist, “Dennis the Menace”

Steve Tasker

Northwestern ’84, NFL All-Pro

Ron Cey

Washington State ’70, Former L.A. Dodger

Francis D. Lyon

UCLA ’28, Academy Award Winning Director

Mike Timlin

Southwestern ’88, MLB Player

Dabney Coleman

Texas ’53, Actor

J. Willard Marriott

Utah ’25, Founder, Marriott Hotels

John Tyson

Arkansas ’75, Chairman, Tyson Foods

Barber Conable

Cornell ’43, Former President of the World Bank

Michael V. Martin

Minnesota State ’69, Chancellor, Colorado State

Phil Walden

Mercer ’62, President, Capricorn Records

Tim Conway

Bowling Green ’56, Actor, Comedian

Michael McDonald

Southern Cal ’86 Actor

Doak Walker

Southern Methodist ’50, NFL Hall of Fame

John Dasburg

University of Miami ’65, CEO, Burger King

James McLamore

Cornell ’47, Founder, Burger King (Not Pictured)

Wes Welker

Texas Tech ’04, NFL Wide Receiver

Mark DeCarlo

Drake ’84, Actor & TV Host

Jason McManus

Davidson ’56, Editor-in-Chief, Time Magazine (Not Pictured)

William Weiss

Pennsylvania State ’51, CEO Ameritech Corp. (Not Pictured)

Greg Dell’Omo

Pittsburgh ’77, President, Robert Morris University

Don Meredith

Southern Methodist ’60

Gary Williams

Maryland ’68, Maryland Basketball Coach

George Eads

Texas Tech ’89, Actor

James B. Milliken

Nebraska ’79, President, University of Nebraska

Gary Wilson

Duke ’62, Former Chairman, Northwest Airlines

Roger Ebert

Illinois ’64, Film Critic, Columnist

F. Story Musgrave

Syracuse ’58, Astronaut

Ralph Wilson

Virginia ’40, Owner, Buffalo Bills

Morgan Ensberg

Southern California ’98, Baseball Player

Sam Nunn

Georgia Tech ’60, Former U.S. Senator

Trey Wingo

Baylor ’85, ESPN Sports Anchor

Weeb Ewbank

Miami University ’28, NFL Coach

Jim Otto

Miami (Fl.) ’60, NFL Hall of Fame

Robert E. Witt

Alabama ’79, President, University of Alabama

Frank Lloyd Wright

Wisconsin 1889, Architect